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Walker earns first A-Sun track weekly award
Dani Walker
Dani Walker

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

MACON, Ga. – Campbell’s Diego Lawrence and Jacksonville’s Ronnisha Hall earned back-to-back Atlantic Sun Track & Field Athlete of the Week awards, while Kennesaw State’s Jaakko Nieminen and Lipscomb’s Dani Walker picked up their first career A-Sun awards.

WOMEN’S TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK:

Dani Walker, Lipscomb (Mid-Distance – Fr. – Wichita, Kan. – Kinesiology)

• First Career A-Sun Track Athlete of the Week award

• Broke school record in the 3,000m at the Shamrock Invite with time of 10:07.79

• Anchored school record setting 4x800m relay with time of 8:55.20

• Second in the 1,500m with time of 4:41.83

• On the season has broken school records in indoor 800m, mile run, 4x400m, DMR and outdoor 800m, 3,000m, 5,000m, 4x400m and 4x800

This was Walker’s first A-Sun track weekly award, but she was honored as a weekly winner in cross country in the fall and was A-Sun Freshman of the Year in cross country.

Information provided by the Atlantic Sun Conference.